Reporting Analyst

Posted on11/29/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssociate Vice President, Institutional Research
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateOpen Until Filled
Job start dateAs soon as possible
CityCharles Town
State/ProvinceWest Virginia
InstitutionAmerican Public University System
Institution descriptionSynopsis of Role:

The Reporting Analyst supports the reporting and dashboard needs of American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) and its subsidiaries (American Public University System (APUS) and Hondros College of Nursing). The successful candidate provides reliable data that is used for decision-making and that supports strategic initiatives.
Job dutiesEssential Functions:

• Develops ad hoc queries and reports utilizing the Learning Management System, Student Information System, APUS Data Warehouse, and other APEI, APUS, or Hondros databases.

• Works with institutional business entities to gather requirements, design, develop, and maintain dashboards.

• Participates in code reviews and ensures that all work done is validated for quality assurance.

• Promotes and facilitates data literacy across the organization.

• Documents reports, dashboards, and terms using the Data Cookbook.

• Supports external reporting to the Department of Education and provides data for accreditations and state authorizations.

• Develops strong relationships with contacts both internal and external to APEI, APUS, and Hondros.

• Performs other duties as assigned.



Work Environment and Physical Demands:

• Standard office environment in Charles Town, WV.

• Occasional travel may be required.
QualificationsRequired Skills:


• Aptitude and passion for programming and data analysis.

• Desire and demonstrated ability to learn new technologies, software, and skills.

• Strong interpersonal, creative thinking, strategic problem-solving, and analytical skills.

• Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.

• Ability to develop quality technical solutions in a timely manner.

• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills.




Required Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree required.

• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.

• Minimum two years of experience in institutional research, business analytics or related field desired.

• Experience creating reports, dashboards, metrics, scorecards and ad hoc queries preferred.

• Experience within higher education desired.

• Knowledge of Tableau preferred.

• Knowledge of SQL language preferred.

• Knowledge of Microstrategy preferred.

• Knowledge of database concepts and data visualization techniques preferred.

• Experience working with SQL server databases, data warehouses and data extraction preferred.
Salary range$40,000 - $60,000
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